The article 10 Must-Haves for Your Social Media Policy by Sharlyn Lauby (Mashable) points out 10 important things to consider when crafting your own social media policy.

The UBC Social Media Handbook ( provides these basic guideliness.

Using and Participating in Social Media

-Listen and learn
-Always show respect for others
-Don’t be afraid to be yourself
-Be transparent to your audience when posting on behalf of the university
-Protect your own privacy
-Follow copyright and fair use laws
-Know and follow relevant UBC Policies

How do they measure up to her 10 ‘Must-Haves’?